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Saturday - June 16, 2012

From: Austin, TX
Region: Southwest
Topic: Plant Identification
Title: Incomplete question from Austin TX
Answered by: Barbara Medford


If I asked this same question but in regards to Austin TX what would the answer be? My 2 plants have spent 2 winters indoors (they are huge now and never stop blooming), but am wondering about leaving them out this year but would like some feedback first.


We are sorry, but we have no idea what plant you are referring to. Please  ask a more complete question. Thanks

Mr. Smarty Plants


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